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Three goodbyes in three days: Why these parents watched their children die at home

Years of suffering — and months of struggling with the decision to end it — had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die.<p>Les and Celeste Chappell loved the children, of course, and the thought of letting them go was …

Living Rooms

America's Latest Utopian Experiment

A next-generation mountain town in Utah is following a long tradition of turning to design to change the world.<p>On my final night on Powder Mountain in Eden, Utah, I joined a yoga class in a window-walled lodge with dream catchers dangling from the rafters. The class’s attendees were blissed out …

A Utah cop manhandled and arrested a nurse because she didn’t let him break the law. Now he’s fired.

The unbelievable video shows the cop trying to violate constitutional law — and a nurse intervening.<p>A Utah police officer has been fired for manhandling and arresting a nurse earlier this year because she wouldn’t let him break the law.<p>The chain of events was caught on body camera video at the …

Interior secretary recommends Trump alter at least three national monuments, including Bears Ears

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended Thursday that President Trump alter at least three national monuments established by his immediate predecessors, including two in Utah, a move expected to reshape federal land and water protections and certain to trigger major legal fights.<p>In a report Zinke …

Forests

40 years ago, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt drove through the Utah and Nevada deserts. The Boss wrote about what he saw in one of his masterpieces.

There was no limousine waiting when Bruce Springsteen landed in Salt Lake City 40 years ago this week. Springsteen, who already was one of the …

Utah's Mike Lee criticizes Trump's comments defending white supremacists

Republican Sen. Mike Lee was the first and only member of Utah’s congressional delegation to pointedly criticize President Donald Trump for defending …

Inside the Dugway Proving Ground

George Frey, Getty images photographer, recently had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground, a sprawling top-secret military facility in the Utah desert that tests and develops methods of working with chemical, biological, radiological, and explosive hazards. Frey: “Workers …

A police officer ruined their Subway business, owners say. Now they’re suing.

After nearly 20 years in the food service industry, Kristin Myers was used to dealing with the occasional unsatisfied customer.<p>But last August, the Layton, Utah, business owner and her partner, Dallas Buttars, were thrown a bizarre curveball when a local police officer accused an employee of …

Crime

Mayor Ben McAdams posed as a homeless person for 3 days and 2 nights. Here’s what he saw.

The first piece of advice he got was “Don’t take off your shoes.” The second, “Don’t go to the bathroom after dark.”<p>Though Salt Lake County Mayor Ben …

Officer shoots charging mountain lion in downtown Salt Lake City

J. T. Chapman, Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Aug 1st, 2017 @ 6:13pm<p>138<p>+Show 1 more video<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A police officer shot and killed a charging …

Gator in Utah Lake? It's a hoax

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Utah wildlife officials investigate report of gator in Utah Lake

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Does the U.S. Census undercount Utah Navajos? Huge implications for state's poorest county

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Man initially denied lung transplant for pot use dies

A young man from Utah who was initially denied a life-saving transplant after he tested positive for marijuana last year has died, according to his …

Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review national monument designations his three predecessors have made over the past 21 years, according to administration officials and GOP lawmakers, a move that could upend protections that previous …

Forests

Animation pioneer Ed Catmull wants the boss to get out of the way of creativity

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

How a Mormon Church-Owned Site Defeated Craigslist in Utah

The unusual success of KSL Classifieds<p>The familiar lament goes like this: Newspapers once enjoyed monopolies on classified ads, the “rivers of gold” that subsidized their whole operation. Then came Craigslist—web-based, sometimes sketchy, but free!—and, well, that was that. The site expanded. …

MAAP in the Field | Moab Part 1

93rd Annual Spring Salon

Constellations on Camera

Have you ever wondered how to capture the night sky while camping? Photography harnesses light and stores the information on either film or a digital …

Shutter Speed

Chasing Light: Plein Air Festival and Sale | Southern Utah Museum of Art | College of Performing & Visual Arts

Presented by SUMA and Cedar Breaks National Monument<p><b>July 7 - August 19, 2017</b><p>Fifteen of the region’s top plein air painters will paint at Cedar …

National Parks

Celebrating 10 Years of Record Store Day

At the turn of the century, the music industry became too bloated to carry its own weight and quickly collapsed because it failed to see the future—a …

Vinyl Records

Cycling legend Steve Tilford killed in car crash on Interstate 70 west of Grand Junction

Mountain biking and cyclocross legend Steve Tilford, 59, was killed early Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 70 in eastern Utah.<p>According to an entry …

What Lies Beneath Salt Lake City?

<b>by James Kirk</b><p>Tunnels conjure images of dark, dank spaces where mystery and danger lurk around every corner. Combine this preconception with a …

This Year’s Most Beautiful Handmade Bikes

Photo: Jim Merithew<p>Most people these days ride name-brand bikes that are mass-produced in factories. But the tradition of the handmade, small-batch bicycle is still very much alive and well. Proof: nearly 200 builders showed up to the recent North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Salt Lake …

Bicycles

Utah police save more than 60 lives in past year with naloxone

(KUTV) More than 45 law enforcement agencies are now armed with the overdose-reversing medication, naloxone. Since the first police department in …

Naloxone

Utah Supreme Court ruling bars direct sales of Teslas through a subsidiary [Updated]

State regulators can prohibit an auto manufacturer from having an interest in dealerships.<p>In a decision on Monday, the Utah Supreme Court decided …

Tesla

Boats left high and dry by drought back on Great Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dozens of beached sailboats that spent two years on the shore of Utah's drought-stricken Great Salt Lake were hoisted on cranes back into the briny waters Thursday after winter storms raised lake levels.<p>"Mother Nature has been very kind to us," said Janet Robins, the commodore …

Sailing

Giving new life to well-aged wood

While some explore the outdoors just for sport, Ryan Trombley treks across the Rocky Mountains and Midwest on the hunt for old, dilapidated sheds and Mennonite barns built from chestnut, oak and black walnut wood. His goal? To transform beautiful, forgotten structures into custom …

Woodworking

Utah just repealed a law that banned teachers from talking about gay people in classrooms

But “no promo homo” laws remain in place in seven other states.<p>Do not talk about gay people, especially not positively: That was, until Monday, the law for schools in Utah — the result of a “no promo homo” law.<p>But on Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert quietly signed a repeal of the law, following …